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Jewish Family and Children's Services

Provides in-home supportive services including meal preparation, shopping, light housekeeping, personal care and transportation.


Provides a comprehensive range of services which help seniors to live in the community independently. Services include home care, palliative and end-of-life care, skilled nursing, care management, counseling, healthcare advocacy, money management and conservatorship, spiritual care, volunteer services, JFCS RIDES transportation services, caregiver support, meals and Holocaust survivor services. Homecare services are RN supervised. Caregivers are available from 2 to 24 hours per day to assist with personal care, homemaking and companionship. Employs its caregivers and handles all responsibilities, such as taxes, training, scheduling and supervision. Caregivers are bonded and insured, and background screenings are performed. Separate records exist for offices in San Francisco (2245 Post Street, San Francisco 94115) and San Mateo (2001 Windward Way, San Mateo 94404). Seniors At Home is a division of Jewish Family and Children's Services. Its services are open to people of all faiths and backgrounds. Formerly known as Jewish Family and Children's Services, Help-at-Home.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN stops within 4 blocks.
200 Channing Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301 37.441573 -122.1576926 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Amharic
  • Chinese
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Persian
  • Russian
  • Samoan
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to service. Scholarships for low-income seniors may be available for home care and/or care management. Cash and private insurance accepted.


Older adults age 60 or over


Require assistance at home to regain, maintain or maximize independence

How to Apply:

Walk in, apply by phone, mail or email. Appointment necessary for counseling.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to service.

Service Areas:

  • Atherton
  • Belmont
  • Burlingame
  • Cupertino
  • Foster City
  • Hillsborough
  • Los Altos
  • Menlo Park
  • Millbrae
  • Mountain View
  • Palo Alto
  • Redwood City
  • San Bruno
  • San Carlos
  • San Jose
  • San Mateo
  • South San Francisco
  • Sunnyvale
  • Woodside